A physical representation of high speed winds might be sort of tough to pull off in a mascot. But wouldn't it be worth the effort to have a devastating force of nature rather than a five-inch-tall bird?
Missouri senior and captain Kurtis Gregory isn't likely to scream to get across a point. As an offensive lineman, his football contributions might not stand out as much as other players' skills, either. His teammates say they value his unique leadership style along with his consistent play.
The senior enjoys napping and updating his wardrobe when he's not on the football field.
After over 20 years as an assistant college football coach, Bob Morris is in his eighth season as a scout for the Cleveland Browns. And unlike Morris' press box neighbors, whose gameday work begins and ends a couple hours before and after kickoff, Morris' Saturday afternoons are just the beginning of a much longer process.
Leo Lewis II played football in the Canadian Football League for 12 seasons and lives in Columbia. His son Leo Lewis III starred for Hickman and MU before playing 11 seasons for the Minnesota Vikings.
The addition of a game against San Diego State for Sep. 18, 2010, completed the football schedule.
After struggling early in the Big 12 Conference season, the Cyclones football team has become bowl eligible largely through strong performances from its defense.
For MU and Columbia, Homecoming is the game day of the football season. But for the 29 members of MU's homecoming steering committee, planning starts in February.
The Missouri football team has dealt with frustration since early October. Now the coach will try to help the young team win back-to-back conference games for the first time this season.
Missouri senior wide receiver Danario Alexander was named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Saturday's football game at Kansas State.
Lorenzo Williams, a former defensive lineman, inspires Tigers to think about tradition.
Kansas State did not score a touchdown Saturday.
Aggieville, a collection of shops and bars near Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., becomes a village of its own on game day.
Kansas State wide receiver and returner Brandon Banks had given Big 12 opponents problems in recent weeks with his pass-catching ability and speed.
The Missouri Tigers beat Kansas State 38-12 behind an outstanding performance by receiver Danario Alexander, who had 10 catches for 200 yards and three touchdowns against the Wildcats. Alexander’s performance came one week after he had 213 receiving yards and two touchdowns in a loss to Baylor.
A trip to Manhattan, Kan., is a chance to see the best team in the Big 12 North. A team on the real up and up. A collection of youngsters with an undeniable spirit. A team that ... lost to Louisiana-Lafayette? ... Yeah, sorry, we can't hype this thing up.
The Missouri footbal team needs at least one more win to have a chance at getting invited to a bowl.
Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson is just a sophomore, but he has already contributed his own memorable moment to Missouri's season. His coach and teammates say that is just a sign of what's to come.
While the NCAA Clearinghouse examined Aldon Smith's eligibility last year, the Missouri defensive lineman couldn't play or practice with the team. By the time he was cleared, the season was about to begin and Smith sat out. Now he's allowed to play and his contribution has been significant.
Daniel Thomas is accustomed to playing quarterback but he has more that 1,000 yards at running back this season for Kansas State, helping the Wildcats excel in the Big 12 North.